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2007 Statewide Conference on Nanotechnology - Agenda
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Agenda-at-a-Glance

Monday, August 6
8:00 AM Pre-Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome
Dr. Hector Aguilar
9:30 AM Introduction to Nanotechnology
Dr. Alberto Quinonez
Dr. Hector Aguilar
11:30 AM Lunch
12:30 PM ACC Site Tour: Electronics and Advanced Technologies Department (transportation provided)
1:00 PM ACC Workshop for Educators (registration required)
  I. Processing
  II. Inspection
  III. Automation
3:30 PM Articulating Agreements and Industry Partnerships
4:30 PM Return to Omni Hotel
5:00 PM Adjourn
Tuesday, August 7
8:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:35 AM Welcome
9:30 AM Session 1A:
Nanoelectronics: Top Down Fabrication
Dr. Sanjay Banerjee – The University of Texas at Austin
  Session 1B:
Nano-Biotechnology Applications
Dr. Linnea Fletcher – Austin Community College
  Session 1C:
Nano-Energy Applications
Dr. Wade Adams – Rice University
11:00 AM Lunch/Panel Discussion: “Aligning Nanotechnology Curriculum”
  • Drew Scheberle – Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce (moderator)
  • Dr. Sanjay Banerjee – The University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. Paul Barbara – The University of Texas at Austin
  • Jim McClure – Skillpoint Alliance
12:30 PM Session 2A:
Nano Biological and Chemical Processing: Bottom Up Fabrication
Dr. Paul Barbara – The University of Texas at Austin
  Session 2B:
MEMS and NEMS
Dr. Raj Nagarajan – Austin Community College
  Session 2C:
Nanotechology: Environmental Impact & Societal Factors
Dr. George Staff – Austin Community College
2: 15 PM Site Tours (transportation provided; registration required)
  Tour 1: CANCELLED
 Tour 2: Samsung  and Applied Materials
  Tour 3: UT Austin Microelectronics Research Center and NanoScience & Technology Building
5:15 PM Return to Omni Hotel
6:30 PM Conference Reception
Dave Anderson, General Manager ATDF – Opening Remarks
8:00 PM Adjourn
Wednesday, August 8
8:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome
9:10 AM Keynote - The Honorable Phil Wilson - Texas Secretary of State
10:00 AM Session 3A:
Nanotechnology: Economic Development and Jobs
Dr. Walt Trybula – Texas State University
  Session 3B:
Nano-Defense Applications
Dr. David Zubia – University of Texas at El Paso
  Session 3C:
Grants Process - Emerging Technology Fund
Susan Davenport – Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
12:00 PM Lunch/Panel Discussion: “Nano-related Economic Development in Texas”
  • Alan Kirchoff – Deputy Director, Texas Emerging Technology Fund (moderator)

  • Susan Davenport – Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

  • Dr. Walt Trybula – The Trybula Foundation

  • Dr. Randy K. Goodall – SEMATECH, Inc.

  • Dr. Mark Melliar-Smith, CEO Molecular Imprints

1:00 PM Closing
Dr. Randy K. Goodall – Director, External Programs, SEMATECH, Inc.
2:00 PM Adjourn

A detailed Conference Agenda (.pdf) is also available.

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